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PROSTHETIC & ORTHOTIC SCIENCE

JPO Self-Assessment Examination

JPO Journal of Prosthetics and Orthotics: March 2002 - Volume 14 - Issue 1 - p 11-12
  • Free

TO EARN TWO PCE CREDITS:

  1. Read the article on pages 2–10.
  2. Complete the examination.
  3. Submit your completed examination to the AAOP per the directions on the next page.

DIRECTIONS:

The following questions require short answers only; you do not have to use complete sentences. All questions refer to the article “Kinematic and Kinetic Variations of Below-Knee Amputee Gait" by Hamid Bateni, MSc, CPO, and Sandra J. Olney, PhD.

OBJECTIVES:

After reading this article, you should be able to:

  • Identify the kinetic and kinematic characteristics of the gait of the below knee amputee (BKA).
  • Compare the results of this study with the findings of other studies on the BKA and the normal population.
  • Describe the importance of evaluating the gait of BKAs, including the kinetic variations of the gait.
  • Identify the limitations of the results of this study.

DISCLAIMER:

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Complete the JPO Self-Assessment Examination on the previous page and above and score a minimum of 75 percent to earn two PCE credits. Send the completed examination and payment in U.S. currency ($20/AAOP members, $40/nonmembers) to: AAOP, P.O. Box 18046, Merrifield, VA 22118-0046. The examination must be received by the AAOP within 3 years of the publication date for credit to be awarded.

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